in memory of Mel Baggs, 1980-2020, autistic self-advocate, teacher, friend, and unapologetic defender of human rights and the undeniable dignity of all people.Continue reading “A Poem for Mel”
Content Notice: discourse around the movie “Music”; ableism and discrimination against semi- and non-speaking autistics.Continue reading “A Short Reaction to “Music” and the Reactions to It”
Content Note: mentions of sex, genitalia, abuse, assault, violence against disabled people, infantilization of disabled people, removal of autonomy. Also, this post is over 5,000 words long.Continue reading “How do you symbolize intimacy? For many AAC programs, not particularly well.”
Content Notice: death, HIV/AIDS, death by government inaction, general milquetoast liberal media fuckery.Continue reading “Either Meaning of “MSM” Works Here”
Content Note: Death by gun violence, death by medical neglect, COVID-19
Content notice: (reclaimed and unreclaimed) anti-LGBTQ+ and ableist slurs, mentions of anti-LGBTQ+ and ableist violence, discussions of anti-LGBTQ+ prejudice and ableism.
content notice: death, murder, filicide, death of disabled people, death of children, gun violence, Fire, suicide, ableism, ABA, murders of George Hodgins, Tracy Latimer, and Daniel Corby.
Content notice: person-first language, dehumanization, ableism, medical discrimination, academic discrimination
Content notice: institutionalization, deprival of rights, psychiatric violence, sexual harassment/assault, medical malpractice, involuntary treatment, guardianship, functioning labels, and a description of lobotomy.
Content Notice: This post discusses bi/pan/poly/queerphobia, depictions of police in media, and contains an uncensored ableist slur.